• In Old Lake Worth – William W. “Bill” Merrett

    By Editor on April 3, 2017
    By Joe McDaniel ….     Bill Merrett was known as much for his sense of humor as he was for his successful local political career. A childhood prank and his humorous comments as a politician made Merrett a colorful character. His effectiveness as a leader made him a part of Lake Worth history. He became the city’s first mayor […]
  • Fort Worth Nature Center Adds $1.4 Boardwalk with More to Come

    By Editor on March 31, 2017
    Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF News) – The City of Fort Worth has opened an expansion to its Nature Center and Refuge. The refuge covers 3,600 acres near Eagle Mountain Lake. The Nature Center has added a boardwalk to let visitors walk over wetlands to get closer looks at birds and alligators. “The way I like to phrase it is the nature […]
  • In Old Lake Worth – Three Men and a Land Deed

    By Editor on February 25, 2017
    By Joe McDaniel —   If Lake Worth homeowners read through their abstracts of title they might notice the names George Crawford, Robert Toombs and Hanson Catlett. Crawford was a Georgia governor and a United States Secretary of War. Toombs was a U.S. congressman from Georgia and the first Secretary of State of the Confederacy. Catlett was a Republic of […]
  • Northwest Tarrant Lions Gifts Bikes

    By Editor on January 13, 2017
                    The pictures tell the story! The Northwest Tarrant Lions has gifted bikes with Bell helmets to the entire 3rd grade class of the Liberty Elementary in the White Settlement ISD. The event was held on the last day of school before the Christmas break.  The Lions Club in partnership with the Dallas […]
  • In Old Lake Worth ………………….. A Tale of Three Bridges

    By Editor on January 13, 2017
    By Joe McDaniel      The Nine Mile Bridge has stirred curiosity among some first-time visitors to the Lake Worth area over the years. Those visitors likely expected to the bridge to be an impressive spectacle unlike anything they had ever seen. Imagine their dismay when they learned the bridge was named not for its length, but for its distance […]
  • Senator Nelson Pre-Files First Bills of 85th Legislative Session

    By Editor on December 27, 2016
    Senator Jane Nelson filed 11 bills on the first day to pre-file legislation for the 85th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature, which begins on January 10, 2017 and concludes on June 1, 2017.  My primary goal this session is to pass a conservative budget that protects vulnerable children and maintains our commitment to education, transportation and other important priorities, […]
  • Chamber Membership – A Great Business Investment

    By Editor on November 18, 2016
    by Aaron Cox, CEO, Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives  The great economic engine that is Texas keeps churning every day and because of the businesses that fuel it we as Texans enjoy great places to live, work and play.  One key component in that engine is the local chamber of commerce.  While often behind the scenes the work of the […]
  • In Old Lake Worth – The 1941 Bullfrogs: A Football First

    By Editor on November 16, 2016
     By Joe McDaniel The Lake Worth High School football program began 75 years ago with a minimum of resources to tackle a maximum of challenges. The 1941 Bullfrogs’ equipment, uniforms and facilities were makeshift at best. The players had no real game experience. The team thrived on moral victories earned with success in effort, skill and technique. These did not […]
  • By Editor on November 11, 2016
    Join us on November 15 at Lake Worth High School to be a part of the Lake Worth ISD Parent Advisory Committee! #lwisdbelieve
  • Make-A-Wish train ride in Fort Worth more than 400

    By Editor on November 11, 2016
    BNSF Railway’s Texas Division sponsored a Make-A-Wish train ride in Fort Worth, Texas on Oct. 17. The seventh annual train ride started at the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards Station. The train took more than 400 kids and their families for a three-hour trip through the North Texas countryside. Volunteers, clowns, face painters, balloon artists, storytellers and business partners helped make […]
  • In Old Lake Worth – The Showboat

    By Editor on August 16, 2016
    By Joe McDaniel R.H. “Bob” Carnahan believed that though the Lake Worth community of the late 1930s was tiny and rural it still was big enough for two major nightclubs. For a decade the Casino Ballroom already had attracted thousands of partygoers with dining, dancing and live music. But Carnahan had more in mind than just a standard structure as […]
  • In Old Lake Worth – USS Lake Worth

    By Editor on May 22, 2016
    By Joe McDaniel For a short time the Lake Worth name was carried overseas on a cargo ship. This was at the end of World War I when the Lake Worth community was little more than the lake, several lake houses and scattered farms and ranches. The USS Lake Worth hauled cargo for the United States Navy from 1918 to […]
  • In Old Lake Worth – Lake Worth United Methodist Church

    By Editor on May 19, 2016
    By Joe McDaniel Churchgoers say often that a church is not the building, but it is the people who worship there. Methodists in the Lake Worth area kept that in mind in 1937 as they braved the weather to hold their first services outdoors. They met at Mosque Point overlooking the waters of Lake Worth until they could obtain a […]
  • In Old Lake Worth – Azleway Ranch

    By Editor on April 23, 2016
    By Joe McDaniel   The only remembrance left of Azleway Ranch is a two-block street and a street sign in Sansom Park. The sign is at the intersection of Yeary Street and the two-block long, misspelled Azle Way. It stands near what used to be the ranch’s entrance. That entrance led to a haven for troubled youths that lasted only […]
  • Saginaw Garage Sale Information

    By Editor on April 19, 2016
    April is a great time to start that spring cleaning! Why not have a garage sale? To have a garage sale in Saginaw, it is very simple. All garage sale permits must be obtained at Saginaw City Hall at least 48 hours prior to sale. The cost of the garage sale permit is $5.00 which includes three signs per garage […]
  • Saginaw Area 12 Spelling Bee

    By Editor on February 8, 2016
    On Friday, February 5, 2016, students in grades three through eight, representing 33 campuses from Azle ISD, Castleberry ISD, White Settlement ISD, and Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, competed in the Area 12 Spelling Bee held in Boswell High School’s Fine Arts Center. The winner of the Spelling Bee was Prairie Vista Middle School eighth grader, Brandon Keo, and the runner-up was […]